Dutch PM Rutte to invite UK to join EU defence deal: Report

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said there is a need to work with the UK. 
Netherlands' Prime Minister Mark Rutte(REUTERS)
Netherlands' Prime Minister Mark Rutte(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 17, 2021 04:25 AM IST
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to be offered a defence and security co-operation deal with the European Union during a meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in Downing Street on Friday, the Times newspaper reported, citing a diplomatic source.

“Since Brexit, not enough European leaders have been in touch with Johnson. It is important to look at the geopolitics without being divided and there is a need to work with the UK," the source said.

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